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Storage & Virtual Containers: Where Does The Data Go?
Chris M Evans,  IT consultantCommentary
Containerization presents challenges when it comes to data storage. Here's a look at the current state of container storage.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant,
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Selecting Storage: It's All About The Applications
Greg Schulz, Founder & Senior Analyst, StorageIOCommentary
Choosing the right storage for your applications depends on using the PACE model, evaluating Performance, Availability, Capacity and Economics.
By Greg Schulz Founder & Senior Analyst, StorageIO,
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VMworld 2015: 5 Trends To Watch
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
VMworld is so expansive, it's easy to lose your focus. We'll be following these hot topics.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Drilling Down To The Data Problem Inside The Data Center
Jesse St. Laurent, Vice President of Product Strategy, SimpliVityCommentary
Legacy data centers have an efficiency problem, with multiple systems processing the same data several times. It's time to rethink that.
By Jesse St. Laurent Vice President of Product Strategy, SimpliVity,
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Going All In For SSD: The Side Effects
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
As storage appliances transition to all solid-state drives, there will be ramifications for interfaces and controllers that impact performance.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Symantec Sheds Veritas Business For $8 Billion
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cybersecurity giant sells data storage unit to investor group, putting an end to its failed foray into storage.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Cloud Backup Tools: 7 Factors To Weigh
Tim Brophy, Global Cloud Architect, Dimension DataCommentary
Data backup and recovery technology is critical for cloud services. Here's how to make the right choice.
By Tim Brophy Global Cloud Architect, Dimension Data,
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No Lazy Days of Summer In Storage
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
The dog days of August are when the storage industry heats up, with two major events. Contributor Howard Marks will be speaking and joining the fun at Flash Memory Summit and VMworld.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Converged Infrastructure Vs. Disaggregated Systems
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
Deciding whether converged systems or network disaggregation is right for your organization requires looking beyond the hype.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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EMC: End Of The Golden Era?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
EMC has enjoyed three decades as leader in storage, but is grappling with trends that are shaking up the storage industry, including all-flash arrays and white-box storage.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Building A Data-Centric Data Center
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
The final installment of this series examines the key elements required to accomplish rack-level optimization for a new data center architecture.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Cisco Invicta EOL Fueled By Mistakes And Misfortune
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
There are multiple reasons why Cisco's Whiptail acquisition failed, leading the company to discontinue its flash storage products.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
As optimized platforms for the virtualization era, hyperconverged systems are poised to radically transform the data center.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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Cisco Drops Invicta All-Flash Storage Arrays
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cisco's troubled venture into storage with its 2013 acquisition of Whiptail ends.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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How SSDs Can Reduce Server Costs
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Swapping out hard-disk drives for solid-state drives boosts server performance and reduces the need to buy new servers.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Re-Architecting Data Centers For The Data Explosion
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
Part two of this series looks at the shift to a new data center architecture and the role of networking technologies such as InfiniBand and RoCE.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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6 Methods To Cut Data Storage Costs
Lazarus Vekiarides, CTO & Co-Founder, ClearSky Data
If your enterprise is struggling with spiraling storage, simply buying more capacity isn't the answer. Listen to your data and follow these guidelines.
By Lazarus Vekiarides CTO & Co-Founder, ClearSky Data,
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Putting The Data Back Into The Data Center
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
Data centers are shifting away from a compute-centric to a data-centric architecture in order to deal with the massive deluge of data.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Software-Defined Storage Vendors Leading The Pack
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
There's a lot of buzz about software-defined storage, but the market is just emerging. We pick five vendors that are leading the space.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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4 Keys To A Data Security Strategy
Paula Long, CEO & Co-Founder, DataGravityCommentary
Organizations must prepare for the inevitable security breach and focus on protecting sensitive corporate data. Here are some ideas to build on.
By Paula Long CEO & Co-Founder, DataGravity,
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